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Nov 14, 2009 7:00pm EST
now public. a memo from america's ambassador to kabul. carl iken barry warns the president not to send more troops without progress by the afghan government in handling corruption, more proof that the president's advisors are split. >> his cabinet is divided. it's taken him a long time to come to this decision and tchaurg time the war -- democrats and those on the left. >> it's a complex decision for the president, whose been getting conflicting advice. on the one side are the skeptics, those not yet convinced more troops should be sent as well as ambassador iken barry, they include joe biden and the president's chief of staff robert emanuel. on the other side those led by general mccrystal, the defense secretary robert gates and hillary clinton are also on his side. one issue around which they all unite, president karzai must change. >> i think that the corruption issue really goes to the heart of whether the people of afghanistan feel that the government is on their side, is working for them. >> the president thereo make that decision sooner rather than later. the longer he leaves it
Nov 28, 2009 7:00pm EST
for you? >> and now "bbc world news." ♪ >> china it joins america with a promise to limit carbon emissions for the first time. trouble in paradise. shares went tumbling around the world. 35 political activists and 22 reporters are murdered. it is the highest number killed in a single attack. iran is insured by the u.n. watchdog over the uranium enrichment program. he makes a splash when he tries to bridge the gap. hello and welcome to a review of the major news stories seen over the last seven days. in one day this week, the world's two biggest leaders announced they would limit carbon emissions for the first time. on wednesday, president obama said he would attend the climate summit and pledged to cut american emissions by 70% by 2020. t reversed the policy of the bush administration. we have this report from washington. >> certain days remind me of why i ran for this office. then the are moments like this. [laughter] >> he was pardoning the thanksgiving turkey. >> you are hereby pardoned. >> but there was serious movement from the white house on climate change. president obama will go to
Nov 21, 2009 7:00pm EST
. >> side by side, america's president and china's, the superpower that is rising. ♪ their autonomies intertwined. the world's major challenges can only be tackled if they work together. these nations the biggest emitters of greenhouse cases spoke about a climate change deal reducing carbon emissions. >> much still separates them. president obama is easy with free press. china is not. no questions were allowed. >> it is not a partial report or political declaration but a report that covers all of the issues in negotiations and one that has immediate operational effect. >> he raised a sensitive subject. >> while we recognize that tibet is part of the people's republic of china, the united states supports an early resumption of dialogue between the chinese government and representatives of the dali lama to resolve any concerns and differences. >> the president hence -- hinted at chinese irritation. >> i stressed to president obama that under the current system, our country's need to oppose and reject protectionism. >> mr. obama headed to t forbidden city. the crowds were kept away. sign
Oct 31, 2009 10:00pm EDT
honored the dead in this way. >> a somber president left the white house just before midnight. america's commander in chief came to honor those who died in battle. in an extraordinary way, this is a moment that most presidents have not shown and most americans have not witnsed. he was just on the plane carrying the coffins of the americans. he comforted the families and in front of the cameras, he saluted the remains of one army sergeant killed in a roadside bomb. a very private moment made public for an entire nation to share in the grief. this solemn ceremony in a reminder of a critical situation in afghanistan. this month has been the deadliest for u.s. forces since the invasion. the president is wrestling with the request to put thousands of more troops in harm's way. it is a decision that has involved hours of meetings behind closed doors. there are owing signs of frustration. >> there is tragic loss and a young americans at the highest levels in this entire war over the last couple of days should emphasize to anyone the importance of moving rapidly with the decision making proces
Nov 7, 2009 7:00pm EST
of mourning on friday. we have this report from forehead. >> america's largest army base was not done. forehead was under attack from within. -- fort hood was under attack from within. they're getting medical checks before deployment to iraq or afghanistan. dozens werehot or killed. the gunman was shot. >> he is currently in custody in stable condition. >> officials say this is the gunman, 39-year-old major nidal malik hasan. he was a psychiatrist. he had worked at a treatment center for troops returning from combat. he is an american muslim. those who say him -- those who know him say he is about but not an extremist. he was going to be deployed but did not want to go. >> at least 12 are dead. >> across the u.s. television networks, the resistance of disbelief that americans feel. >> it is difficult enough when we lose brave americans in battles overseas. it is horrifying that they should come under fire at an army base on american soil. >> some of the injured were treated at the scene before being taken to hospitals around this part of texas. fort hood is so central to the region th
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